Today in Tablet Magazine, contributing editor Robin Cembalest considers how a forthcoming Holocaust memorial in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, might break from past trends. Yoav Fromer culls lessons for the U.S. withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan from the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon ten years ago. Mideast columnist Lee Smith talks to Jordan’s ambassador about the new state that may soon exist on his country’s border. And The Scroll sure could use a second cup of coffee.
Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.